The Moot Court Honor Society of American University Washington College of Law
Is Pleased To Announce

The 16th Annual Burton D. Wechsler First Amendment Moot Court Competition

 

SAVE THE DATE! THE 16TH ANNUAL WECHSLER COMPETITION WILL TAKE PLACE OCTOBER 23-24, 2009. MORE INFORMATION TO FOLLOW.

 

Congratulations to the 2008 Tournament Champions!

Southwestern Law School, Los Angeles CA
Leah Cohen-Mays, Michael Azat, Jillian Weinstein


 

 

We congratulate the following teams and individuals for their outstanding performance at the Wechsler First Amendment Moot Court Competition:

Final Round Runner-Up:

Cleveland Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University

 

 

 

 

 

 

Semi-Finalists:

Florida International University & Brooklyn Law School

Awards

  First Place Second Place
Best Brief: Brooklyn Law School South Texas College of Law
Best Oralist: Daniel Rivera,
Florida International University
Melissa Pratt,
University of La Verne


The American University Washington College of Law sincerely thanks the following esteemed individuals for presiding over the final round of the Fifteenth Annual Wechsler First Amendment Moot Court Competition and providing an excellent educational experience for all:

  • The Honorable Dolores Sloviter, Circuit Judge for the United States Circuit Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, Biography

  • The Honorable Roger Wollman, Circuit Judge for the United States Circuit Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, Biography

  • The Honorable Timothy Dyk, Circuit Judge for the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Biography

  • The Honorable Margaret B. Seymour, United States District Judge for the District of South Carolina, Biography

  • The Honorable Reggie B. Walton, United States District Judge for the District of Columbia - Biography

  • The Honorable Paul Clement, Solicitor General of the United States, 2005-2008, Biography

The American University Washington College of Law sincerely thanks the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the United States Court of Federal Claims for generously hosting the 2008 Wechsler First Amendment Moot Court Competition

 

 

 

Leah Cohen-Mays
Michael Azat
Allison Taller
Stephen Wick

 

Judge Dyk, Judge Sloviter, Judge Wollman (left to right)

 

Judge Seymour, Paul Clement  
Judge Walton

 

2008 Tournament Results:

2008 Wechsler Competition Problem

Wechsler Competition Rules

2008 Results Summary

Best Brief, First Place, Brooklyn Law School

Best Brief, Second Place, South Texas College of Law

 

 

 

The Washington College of Law sincerely thanks the following distinguished individuals for judging on the 2007 Final Round panel and providing an excellent educational experience for all:

  • The Honorable Boyce F. Martin, Chief Judge Emeritus of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit - bio

  • The Honorable Reggie B. Walton, United States District Judge for the District of Columbia - bio

  • The Honorable Rosemary Pooler, Circuit Judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit - bio

  • The Honorable Stephen R. Reinhardt, Circuit Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit - bio

  • Thomas Goldstein, Esquire, renowned alumnus with experience arguing seventeen cases before the United States Supreme Court - bio

 

2007 Tournament Results:

2007 Results Summary

Pictures


 

Judge Boyce Martin (6th Cir.) and Judge Rosemary Pooler (2d. Cir.)

 

 

Judge Boyce Martin and Thomas Goldstein, Esq.

 

Judge Reggie Walton, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

 

If you have any questions about this competition, please e-mail competition Directors Claudia Hartleben and Christie Stahlke at

firstamendment.wcl@gmail.com

The First Amendment Moot Court Competition is named for Burton D. Wechsler of American University Washington College of Law. The Washington College of Law Moot Court Honor Society is proud to honor Professor Wechsler for his commitment to both First Amendment jurisprudence and the Washington College of Law's Moot Court Program.